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Library’s Friday Fun Flick: things are looking "Up" Nov. 20

Library’s Friday Fun Flick: things are looking "Up" Nov. 20

"Up," Disney/Pixar's hit from last summer, will be the Altadena Main Library's Friday Fun Flick on Fri., Nov. 20, starting at 3:30 PM at the library, 600 E. Mariposa. Admission is free! Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Audobon Society’s looking for volunteers to clean up Cobb Estate signs

Audobon Society’s looking for volunteers to clean up Cobb Estate signs

Laura Garrett of the Pasadena Audobon Society tells us that they are looking for volunteers to help them clean up the Cobb Estate signs: The Pasadena Audubon Society installed six nature trail signs at the Cobb Estate a while back, and they have been getting badly graffitied, to the point that a neighbor of the [...]

St. Elizabeth’s weekend fiesta

St. Elizabeth’s weekend fiesta

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church is holding its annual Fiesta this weekend, and it looks like a good time was had by all. Who doesn't love a giant slide? Those Manning Boys offered an Irish musical treat. Booths, rides, and of course, food, kept people coming. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Town council ethics committee recommends Simmons’ ouster

Town council ethics committee recommends Simmons’ ouster

Update 1 PM: this story is rewritten from an earlier version when news was still breaking. The Altadena Town Council's ethics committee voted last night to recommend to the entire body that councilman Herbert Simmons be ousted from office. Simmons' website, altadenans, prints a letter he received from the committee, which reads: The committee charged [...]

Breaking: Simmons says ethics committee recommends his ouster

Breaking: Simmons says ethics committee recommends his ouster

UPDATE 11 AM: The note from the ethics committee has been confirmed.  Scroll down for details. Altadena Town Councilman Herbert Simmons' website altadenans contains a letter today purporting to be from the Altadena Town Council's ethics committee, recommending his ouster from the council. (We have some emails out to some committee members to verify that [...]

Still life in Altadena

Still life in Altadena

Mickie Mills in today's PSN profiles Altadena still life artist Kathleen Swaydan, who will be in the Creative Arts Group show this weekend in Sierra Madre and McGinty's Gallery in December. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Burglars getting bolder

Burglars getting bolder

This was sent to us about 6 PM tonight from a reader who wishes to remain anonymous: We got home this evening to find our house had been broken into.  We live on Maiden, just north of Dolores. After trying to get in through a cat door and failing, they just pushed through a set [...]

Altadena Heritage energy efficiency workshop Nov. 14

Altadena Heritage energy efficiency workshop Nov. 14

Altadena Heritage continues its "Altadena: Heritage of Abundance" series with a workshop on Sat., Nov. 14, 9-11 AM at the Community Center, 730 E. Altadena Dr. Join us for a morning of sustainable strategies to improve the energy efficiency of your home. Speakers include Andrew Durben and Devon Hartman of Hartman/Baldwin design/build, and David Ford [...]

Hot burglary at northwest Altadena

Hot burglary at northwest Altadena

We received this last night about 10:45 from "Rainy."  And just so you know –  maybe it's just TV cop speak, who knows? — a "hot burglary" means the burglary is going on while there are people at home — eek!   I thought I'd drop you an email since you have been reporting on [...]

Playboy of the FAR-West-ern world: Coffee Gallery’s Stane is honored

Playboy of the FAR-West-ern world: Coffee Gallery’s Stane is honored

Coffee Gallery Backstage's Bob Stane will receive the Best of the West Ambassador Award this weekend at the Folk Alliance – Region West (FAR-West) conference in Irvine. Today's profile of Stane by the fabulous Mickie Mills looks at his career, from running a 24-hour photo shop on the Arizona Indian reservation to booking for the [...]

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